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Brewers savor the candy flavor of some Florida-grown hops

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June 7, 2022

Brewers like the flavor and aroma that come from Florida-grown Cascade hops, says a University of Florida Extension agent. They say it tastes a little like candy. Matt Smith admits his sample size is small thus far – only seven brewers ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness
Tags: Aroma, Brewers, Cascade, Craft Beer, Flavor, Florida Grown, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Hops, LED Lighting, Matt Smith, Plant Breeding, Tampa Bay, Trials, UF IFAS Extension, Zhanao Deng

UF/IFAS urban forestry agent honored by national society

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November 19, 2020

SEFFNER, Fla. --- In his 15 years with UF/IFAS, Extension forester Rob Northrop has worked with scientists to bring much-needed tree shade to the Tampa Bay metropolitan area. His work is now being recognized nationally. Northrop takes an ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Ecology, Honor, Michael Andreu, Rob Northrop, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Society Of Municipal Arborists, Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay Watershed Working Group, Trees, UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County, Urban Forestry

An Urbanized Florida Means More Stormwater Ponds, Invasive Plants

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December 12, 2019

As Florida becomes increasingly urbanized, more than half the state’s stormwater ponds appear in two metropolitan areas -- Orlando and Tampa Bay, new research from the University of Florida shows. In their first attempt to quantify stormwater ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: AJ Reisinger, Basil Iannone, Flood Control, Invasive Plants, Orlando, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Soil And Water Sciences, Stormwater Ponds, Tampa Bay, Urban

Water in the South Central Extension District: Big Issues Part II


August 25, 2016

~A look at National Estuary Programs on Florida's Gulf Coast and 5 things we can do to protect them If you live in Florida, chances are you have a water story. Whether it involves childhood memories of a day at the beach, water skiing on ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Turf, Water
Tags: Caloosahatchee, Charlotte Harbor, Estuary, Sarasota Bay, Tampa Bay, UF IFAS Water Agents

Plastic in My Toothpaste?!


November 16, 2015

I didn’t use this title just to catch your attention; I used this title because it’s true. Some toothpaste products actually contain tiny pieces of plastic. Often the “stuff” that makes your toothpaste look pretty is really plastic bits. ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Contaminants, Fish, Fleece, Florida, Marine Life, Microfiber, Microplastic, Ocean, Plastic, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Sea Turtles, Tampa Bay, Toothpaste, Water Quality

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